Curlew's nest with seven eggs.--In April and May 1968 a pair of Curlews Nuwemus arquata were seen on at least six occasions by Mrs. R. Barnes and ourselves at a traditional breeding site in a marshy field near Purton, Wiltshire. On n t h May I.W.Y. flushed one of them from a nest containing seven eggs; about 200 yards away was a busy secondary road, from which the sitting Curlew could just be seen....

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